Soccer Tournaments in FloridaSoccer tournaments in Florida benefit from year-round sunshine and entertainment options, which means that the Sunshine State is always a popular destination for teams to visit from across the country. The state in which USA national team stars, Eddie Johnson, Cory Gibbs and Daniele Fotopolus learned their soccer trade is currently home to over 100,000 registered youth players.
Due to its favorable climate, many tournaments in Florida have been parachuted in from elsewhere in the country. One such example is Score at the Shore, which began life on Long Island, and now run runs Florida events in February and July. Guaranteeing four competitive games to every team, Score at the Shore also offers teams from cooler, winter climates the opportunity to stay on after Februarys tournament for extra pre-season training.
Disneys Wide World of Sports is another prolific stager of soccer tournaments in Florida. The complex is home to the Disney Soccer Showcase, which takes place annually between Christmas and New Year and which is considered one of the best in the country for its level of competition, showcase and facilities.
Of course, the extra-curricular activities available to soccer players and their families in Florida are plentiful. You can meet Mickey at Disney World, see how films are made at Universal Studios, take a cruise among the Gators on the Everglades, enjoy some time in vibrant Miami or simply lie on the beach on the quieter west coast of the state. You wont get bored!
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